Marketing Assistant

Position Title:

Marketing Assistant

Location:

Houston, Texas (in office)

Scope of Work:

The purpose of the Marketing Assistant position is to provide support for the Marketing department in the execution of its administrative and creative objectives.  Reporting to the Marketing Director, this position is responsible for helping drive brand recognition and engagement through digital/social media, analyzing campaign data, organizing events, and providing general marketing administration support. He/she must have excellent communication skills, be hands-on and willing to handle a variety of duties, be flexible yet thorough, and possess the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently while working productively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This is a position that has the potential for career growth and responsibility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate property-specific and corporate eblast workflow generation and execution
  • Schedule / coordinate social posts / editorial with guidance from Marketing Director or Marketing Coordinator, including researching and reporting any relevant tenant posts to the appropriate NQ channel
  • Record analytics for social media accounts to determine direction / strategy
  • Record and boost / publicize NewQuest press releases where relevant (LinkedIn, social media)
  • Manage event coordination for activated properties and/or attend various trade shows, corporate events, property-oriented and community events
  • Supervise monthly aerial photography schedule and invoicing
  • Establish/maintain preferred marketing vendors in each relevant market for a variety of uses
  • Assist with creation of basic graphics as needed
  • Provide backup support for property leasing / sale signage process
  • Assist with invoice coding and approvals where relevant
  • Maintain various company databases maintained by the Marketing department
  • Assist with various organizational tasks
  • Other tasks and projects related to the execution of the marketing efforts of the company

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 – 2 years’ experience in marketing, public relations, or related sector
  • Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications, or a related field
  • Experience in commercial real estate preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in social media coordination and event planning required. Proof of growth of social account engagement required.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred.
  • Hands-on experience and competency with Microsoft products
  • Strong proofing skills
  • Self-motivated, focused, positive, flexible, and proactive.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability and willingness to learn other software programs, required, as applicable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication.
  • Must be willing to attend company events, as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Typical functions of this role include standing, sitting and walking a majority of the time. There are occasions when kneeling, stooping, bending or reaching may be necessary.
  • The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 lbs. on a regular basis. There may be occasions on which the employee must be able to lift or move up to 40 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually mild to moderate.